Calling all equestrian enthusiasts, this antique 15ct Gold Opal Diamond horseshoe & riding crop brooch is the one you've been looking for! Crafted from beautifully bright 15ct Gold, this beauty is gloriously glossy. Studded with sparkling Diamonds and fiery, opulent Opals - she is a dreamy treasure.
The Victorians adored symbolism in their jewels, the horseshoe being a firm favourite, beloved for the luck it brought to its wearer. Gift this beautiful brooch to a loved one as a token of your affection, or add it to your own repertoire to give yourself that little extra boost!
ERA: Victorian (1837-1901).
MEASUREMENTS: Brooch is 56mm long.
Horseshoe is 16mm tall x 13.5mm wide.
7x Opals graduate from 2.5mm to 3mm in diameter, approx. 0.30ct total.
Diamonds are on average 1.2mm in diameter each.
Total Diamond weight is approx. 0.06ct.
MATERIALS: 15ct Gold brooch, metal pin, Opal, Diamond.
HALLMARKS: '15CT' on brooch back. Tested as 15ct Gold throughout including brooch, c-clasp and settings, with a metal pin for strength.
VERY GOOD. This antique 15ct Gold Opal Diamond horseshoe & riding crop brooch is in very good antique condition. All of the gemstones are securely set and as brilliant as ever, free from any damage to note. The riding crop and horseshoe design of this brooch as fully intact, retaining their shape well over the years. There are a few dents to the crop section, but these are very subtle and this wear is commensurate with age. The metal pin is securely attached for stability, making her a sturdy choice for you to affix to your lapel or scarf. Overall, a beautifully symbolic piece ready to be adored for many more years to come.